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The Founding College of the University of Toronto

Scholarships & Awards

Graduating Year Awards

A.C. Hollis Hallett Scholarship for Physics

Gift of the University College Alumni Association in honour of former principal Hallett's outstanding contributions to the college; this award has a value of $500 and is awarded to the student graduating with the highest cumulative average in a four-year program in physics or the physical sciences.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Ann Shepard Memorial Fellowship for Biology

The bequest of the late Mrs. Helen Shepard, for a student who intends to enter Graduate Studies in Biology at the University of Toronto.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Ann Shepard Memorial Gold Medal for Biological Sciences

Bequest of the late Mrs. Helen Shepard, to be awarded for the best UC student graduating in the biological sciences.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Automatic Consideration/No Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Anna and Alex Beverly Memorial Fellowship

Awarded to a University College student for the purpose of graduate studies within or outside Canada. Approximate value: $5,000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Christine Elmslie Scholarship

The Christine Elmslie Scholarship is intended to support students graduating from University College who are preparing for a career in the international field whose linguistic competence will allow them to pursue such a career. Eligible students will be completing an undergraduate program in history or the social sciences (e.g., political science, economics, international relations, geography, etc.) and will be proceeding to graduate study either inside or outside Canada.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

David and Helen Eisen Fellowship

The David and Helen Eisen Fellowship is the bequest of David Eisen and the gift of Mrs. Helen Eisen. This award is intended for graduate study at any university in the areas of philosophy, history, literature (any language) or environmental studies, with preference to the field of environmental studies.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards
Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies

David Rayside Scholarships in Sexual Diversity Studies

Two scholarships will be awarded annually on the basis of academic merit; the first to a student with the most distinguished overall academic performance, who is completing his or her graduating year with a Specialist program in Sexual Diversity Studies; the second to an undergraduate completing either a Specialist or a Major in Sexual Diversity Studies combined with an academic interest in the study of politics (through a degree in a politically-relevant program, such as Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations or Equity Studies), or a demonstrated commitment to social justice. Both award recipients will be chosen by the University College Registrar upon the recommendation of the Mark S. Bonham Centre’s Awards Committee. Open to students from outside University College.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U of T Student: Registered in a UC program, Enrolled in a college other than UC
  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Dorothy F.P. Pratt Memorial Scholarship

The Dorothy Pratt Memorial Scholarship is intended to provide an award for a Canadian female student in her graduating year, or a Canadian female graduate of University College who is entering a graduate program in management (e.g., MBA in the Faculty of Management).

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

Gail Ferris Sheard Scholarship

The Gail Ferris Sheard Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student who has obtained a grade point average of 3.50 or higher while carrying a course load of three or more credits who has also been accepted to graduate school or one of the professional schools of law or medicine.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required
Graduating Year Awards

George Thaniel Memorial Fellowship

To be awarded annually to a graduating or graduate student affiliated with University College. Preference will be given to a student intending to pursue research, archaeological exploration or a creative project in which the object or site of study is Greece of Italy. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Enrolled in UC

How to Apply

  • Application Required